Biography of A. J. Williamson
Miami County, Ohio Biographies

A. J. WILLIAMSON, farmer; P. 0. Piqua; he was born in Greene Co., Ohio, October, 1832, and is a grandson of Hugh Williamson who was of Irish birth, and when but a boy emigrated to New York, where he near the close of the eighteenth century, married Isabella Miller; they both lived and died in New York; their son, Samuel Williamson, the father of A. J., was born in 1794 and early in the nineteenth century emigrated to Ohio, locating in Greene Co., where he engaged in blacksmithing, which was his chief occupation during life. In 1817, he married Mercy Cozad. of Greene Co., who was born July 11, 1800 they by this union had eleven children, of whom Mr. Williamson is the seventh; he was brought up to farming, and received a common education; after his majority, he improved his educational qualities to that of an academical course; he has, for nearly one score years been a resident of Miami Bo., and since coming here has accumulated con. siderable property, of which a part, 118 acres, lay in Sec. 24, where he now is located; he owns 80 acres in Shelby Co., Ohio. In 1860 he married Miss Isabella Andrews, who was born in Logan Co., Ohio, in 1836, and died in this county in 1868; by this union there were three children, viz., James, Sarah and John F; the second marriage of A. J. Williamson was celebrated in 1869, with Mrs Martha Deweese, who was born in Miami Co. in 1836.

History of Miami County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Co.
Chicago 1880

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